Posts tagged Worcester Airport

JetBlue begins service to Atlanta out...

The more service going to Boston the better of more flights coming to Boston   JetBlue back in Atlanta after absence of more than 13 years; but spat w/airport may nix growth https://t.co/YANtnYLQW3 – pic.twitter.com/6z0qF8f0Sy — Ben Mutzabaugh (@TodayInTheSky) March 30, 2017 Atlanta here we come!! @JetBlue Flight 397 is on its w [...]

Why is CAT III so important??

Why do we need CAT III so bad?? Today MCO could land, but FLL could not.. — Worcester Airport (@FlyOrh) March 28, 2017 Why do we need CAT III so bad?? Yesterday FLL landed in fog, but MCO could not — Worcester Airport (@FlyOrh) March 28, 2017

WOW Air starting flights from Chicago...

Four times per week from Chicago to Rykjavik, their hub, from which you can connect to their other European destinations (23).   WOW Air, known for $99 Europe fares, adds first city in Midwest https://t.co/Q11a2EnySf – pic.twitter.com/qxym36Mx86 — Ben Mutzabaugh (@TodayInTheSky) March 27, 2017      

JetBlue not happy with the E-190 and ...

JetBlue not happy with the E-190 and JetBlue to Europe??
Currently JetBlue Fleet contains three different types of plans in their fleet: 162 seat Airbus 320 150 seat Airbus 320 100 seat Embraer 190 Out of Worcester we have the 100 seat Embraer 190, although once in a while we do get the Airbus.    Bottom line is that JetBlue has not been happy with the performance and return from the Embraer, cli [...]

Amazon Prime Airlines

Amazon is building their own airlines, Prime, to fly their own packages and cut out FedEx/Ups. The online retailer will open its own cargo air hub in Northern Kentucky, where it plans to employ 2,000 people, it announced today.   The Amazon facility will be the eventual home to 40 Amazon Prime Air planes the company is leasing to transport pa [...]

Rockford Airport and cargo

Many years ago we made the analogy between major airports and their secondary airports: Boston and Worcester Pittsburgh and Latrobe (Arnold Palmer) NYC and Stewart Chicago and Rockford In 2016, they flew 225,890 with two carriers Allegiant and Apple Vacations.    But here is the thing we found most interesting in their recent press release [...]

Spirit starts next month out of Hartf...

Spirit is on very aggressive airline, who has put the “no thrills” into “no thrills” airline.   They are extremely aggressive and will be starting next month out of Harford. Spirit’s first flights from Hartford will begin April 27 when it launches daily flights to Orlando and four-times-a-week service to Myrtle Beach. [...]

Allegiant and St Pete, no way ORH sho...

Check out all the destinations that Allegiant flies from to St Pete!!!   Explain to me how Worcester is not on their flight map???  Go to the interactive map and click on St Pete. Considering we already have JetBlue bringing people to Worcester Airport to fly to the two Atlantic Coast destinations (Orlando and Fort Lauderdale), you would thi [...]

Elite Airways, one to watch

  Over the past ten years, we have seen a lot of airlines come and go including Direct Air.   Elite has been flying over commercial flight over a  year and are based in Portland, Maine., targeting secondary cities like Worcester (ORH).   They remind me of Allegiant, who did the same thing based out of Las Vegas starting on the West [...]

ORH Challenge

ORH Challenge
Anyone figure this out??? E-mail from Airport Director Andy Davis regarding my O’Brien Regional Heliport (ORH ) idea   Not a chance.  It was named O’Brien field in the mid 60’s well after the ORH designation, and it’s always had runways and never started as a heliport.  I don’t think any airport is or was ca [...]